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Sticky Thread Sticky: What is My Body Fat Percentage? - Post Your Estimate Request Pictures Here - Vol III

This is the one and only place in this forum to post body fat estimate requests. Previous threads:Vol I,Vol II Calipers, Dexa, hydro-static weighting, all have error rates, and this thread is no different. If you think you are 13% BF and others think you are 15%, consider thanking them...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 03-03-2017 09:02 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: All you ever needed to know about losing fat.

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Junsuiakai‎, 08-06-2017 09:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Don't look past the basics

From what I've been reading in this forum recently, most posters here are, for some reason, missing the basics of fat loss, and instead, are looking for some magic bullet, or worse, putting their faith in some TV or youtube guru, or some online 'trainer' who's only trying to scam their $$$. ...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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30- hour Fast on Rest Day ??

I'm really thinking about fasting or doing low calorie one day a week to help lose (a bit?) of weight. I lift and run 6 days a week. So, I want to make sure I'm getting enough protein to maintain as much muscle as possible too. Since muscles rebuild for 1 to 2 days after lifting weights (if...

27MinuteMiracle‎, 09-20-2017 03:52 PM
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Started cutting, need few advices

Hello, I have lurked these forums for a while and read the stickies but I still have many questions. As suggested by some forum members, I started counting calories instead of going for diets that allowed you to eat anything. Turns out it actually worked even though I kept eating my favorite...

plumbis‎, Today 05:27 AM
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Unhappy Too much muscle loss during cutting phase

I am trying to lose fat to get lean. 15 days back: 50.2kg muscle mass 11.9kg fat mass 18.2% pbf Now: 49.9kg muscle mass 11.8kg fat mass

97Lucky‎, Today 01:27 AM
Today, 08:52 AM Go to last post
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Losing body fat under chest?

Been working out for a year now. My arms are way bigger. My shoulders starting to look good. My legs, etc. Basically, I've been gaining a lot of mass since I began. The problem is that I've also gained some body fat along with the muscle mass. My chest is a huge weak point for me, not in terms...

ShredLightz‎, Today 07:08 AM
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HIIT: question about rest period

Hey guys, Quick question about the rest period during my bi-weekly HIIT program. My goals: to cut my 35% (dexa scan) body fat down to the mid-teens (yes, yes, it's all about diet and I am on an obsessively tracked keto calorie deficit, I am also doing Vikings gladiator to the letter)... I...

gobluenyc‎, Today 07:54 AM
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Wanting to get in shape.

I currently weigh around 150-149(since last weigh in a couple days ago), and my goal is to get around 140. I'm 15 years old and I play on my school's Tennis team, but I want to start playing Basketball. I know you can't choose where you want to lose fat, but I just want to make sure that I get rid...

AHappyNinja‎, Yesterday 07:34 PM
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Should I lean bulk or try and cut this fall/winter former fat boy

Over the past two years or so I have been able to drop over 200 lbs from 440 pounds down to 205 pounds currently I hover around 215 pounds. I had a skin removal surgery last may it might have been to early but not to go into any nasty details I was having some not so good issues with the hanging...

Bama1858‎, Today 03:59 AM
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Need some advice: losing fat first then bulding muscle or at the same time?

Hi there! I'm new here, first of all, apologies for any english mistakes :) So it's hard to know where to begin explaining but I'll try to do my best. Height: 192 cm Actual Weight: 96,5 kg (111,5 before summer) Age: 19 /////////Introduction (skip if you want)////////// I've been fat...

clvrusrname‎, Today 04:00 AM
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Gaining weight on intermittent fasting

Help! I have been doing IF for about 2 weeks. I have recently started 24 hour fast and have been on a 500 caloric deficit. My weight has been fluctuating from 253 to 250 ( originally 257). My question is why am I am I not loosing weight but I can now see my veins in wrist when I couldn't before...

Karenrw18‎, 12-15-2015 08:50 AM
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Bloat IS NOT going away

had a 3day binge at cousins wedding. God knows how much I ate and drank. Its been 24 hours and this bloat is still there. Whats up? Shouldnt it be gone by now?

OhMyGodd‎, Today 12:10 AM
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Different Approaches for TDEE

Hello. I am 36yrs old, 88kg and 180cm. I am trying to burn fat. I work out 4-5times a week (weight lifting) and do HIIT sessions 3-4 times a week. To determine how much calorie i should take to burn fat, i searched many web sites/calculators. But the results were different. Some told me to take...

CiWorld‎, 09-22-2017 02:33 AM
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Long endurance cardio, not losing man boobs yet???

Hey I’ve never posted here before so let me know if I need to add anything. I’ve never been super overweight but have had fat on my waist and also “man boobs” for about the past 3 years. I used to do a lot of long endurance in high school so in the last two months I’ve really increased my mileage....

brooklynrun‎, Yesterday 10:53 PM
Yesterday, 11:13 PM Go to last post
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Body Fat percentage reduction

Hi All, I have been on keto diet from past 6 weeks. Below are the stats at which I started my keto diet: Weight: 77.1 Body fat %: 28.7 Fat mass 22.1 kg Muscle mass: 52.1 BMR 1571 after 6 weeks of keto and a 6 day weight training following 3 day split workout routine.

saty01‎, Yesterday 09:24 PM
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Protein, fat and carbs base on body weight

I have been reading "Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle and Strength" to improve my knowledge about dieting and nutrition in general. In this book (and other sources i have found online) it says that i should consume: * 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight * 0.5g of fat per pound of...

KRSogaard‎, Yesterday 08:31 PM
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Cutting back on caffeine....

Looking for some advice. I recently decided to stop drinking caffeinated drinks. My work provides free drinks and snacks and had been finding myself drinking way too much coffee and coke zero. Anyhow, I've just started a cut and was wondering if you think I should make an exception for workouts...

golfstar22‎, Yesterday 08:36 PM
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Unhappy Loose skin Or Fat?How to loose?

Please need help. I used to 108kgs in July 2016. I went to college and i somehow lost 8 kgs like with walking and change if food and all.In feb 2017 i was 99.6kgs when i went to the gym and stopped the junk food. Then all i did was limiting my calories to 1500-1600 kcal and do a lot of cardio...

osr82‎, Yesterday 04:16 PM
Yesterday, 08:20 PM Go to last post
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Losing belly but wanting to bulk and gain muscle

I am 54 and started working out. My body takes to it well.i need to do two things 1 lose a small belly I have 2 bulk up and gain muscle I have a small pot belly and I need lose it. It is going away over the past 5 weeks. I also want to gain muscle and mass. How do I do both at the same...

garyis01‎, Yesterday 05:20 PM
Yesterday, 08:17 PM Go to last post
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Unhappy not losing weight with IF and less than 1800 calories

Hi, I'm 23 years old, my current weight is 188 lbs, 5'8 in height, my waist is 97 cm. Trying to lose fat (I worked out before and then stopped for over a year and now I have to start everything over again) I'm doing intermittent fasting with 18-6 split. I'm following the Shortcut to Shred...

quangkhoi1994‎, 09-22-2017 02:36 PM
Yesterday, 08:15 PM Go to last post
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Diet Help

Hi everyone, I’ve recently started cutting and am in my third week in. My starting weight was 72.25kg and I was eating 2,500 calories a week and lost 3 kilos which dropped me down to 69.25kg that’s with training 4 days a week plus a physical job I thought this wasn’t right and upped my calories...

PatJS94‎, Yesterday 04:05 PM
Yesterday, 06:54 PM Go to last post
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Anyone else get the urge to grind their teeth while cutting?

It's weird.. whenever I'm in a deficit, I feel like my teeth start tingling and I get the urge to keep grinding them against each other. Is it because they are wanting to chew food or what? Anybody else notice this? What to do?

Lercin‎, 09-22-2017 06:17 PM
Yesterday, 04:26 PM Go to last post
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Post Time to lost fat - some questions

24 6 Ft 193 Lbs Around 21-25% body fat My workout plan is pretty simple 45min-hour of biking or running per day. This is on top of a dumbbell set workout (all I got at home at the moment, barbell soon). The workouts are simple, arms, legs and back, chest and shoulders. From what I understand...

DesiredUname‎, Yesterday 01:13 PM
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How to lose belly fat without losing muscle??

My starting weight was 140 at 6'1" when I was 18. I was super skinny so I started lifting and dirty bulking because I was just trying to gain weight. Over the next two years I went up to 180 with significant muscle growth, but I had gained a bit of fat too. So over the past year i have tried to...

golgibody‎, Yesterday 11:47 AM
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Cutting calories are too low while losing only 1 pound a week?

My maintenance calories rests as 1878 (not considering workouts). After bulking for a while, I’m going into my first cut and want to lose 1 pound a week. Obviously that means a 500 calorie deficit per day which leaves my cutting calories are 1378. That seems very low personally, even with a...

SidneyAm55‎, Yesterday 02:06 PM
Yesterday, 02:21 PM Go to last post
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School meals

Hey, my school will start tomorrow so I'm planning to cut like 8 pounds, I always eat white bread sandwich (only 1) in break time with halvah or jam so it won't help me in cutting of course, so my question is, what can I eat in break time instead of sandwiches and also keeps me full for like 2...

Fouad21‎, Yesterday 10:54 AM
Yesterday, 12:29 PM Go to last post
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from 13% bf to 8%

How long would it take to get my bf% down to 8% from 13%. I recently started to calculate the calories i eat and on most days i eat 1900 calories and lower. Im 22 male 6'0 160lb. I work out 5 days a week and swim for 2 hours 2 days a week. I know its its going to be hard to get single digit bf% ,...

robertarino‎, Yesterday 11:58 AM
Yesterday, 12:14 PM Go to last post
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